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When it comes to education, there’s no question that teaching methods and the availability of school resources have a tremendous influence over a child’s ability to learn. But classroom design also has an impact on the learning experience—as much as 16% according to research from Building and Environment. Color, and how it’s incorporated within the classroom space, was examined as part of this 2015 study of over 3,700 students.

 

Dec 2 2019

Pablo Picasso once remarked, “Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.” Everyone has an opinion on color. And, while it seems as though our responses to them are entirely subjective, decades of research support the theory that color can affect our mood, behavior, and even influence physiological reactions. This is why color has been so extensively explored as a communication tool in art, design, and marketing.

 

Fuse Storage with Solve Chairs
Jillian Streit
Oct 8 2019

Every workplace has employees who are notorious for storing particular items in their desk drawers. We found 6 common types of employee storing habits. Which one are you?

The one who keeps EVERYTHING – With all things digital taking over the workplace, there is still that one coworker who has probably printed a couple trees this year alone. At least you know who to turn to if you need to remember what happened in that one meeting 4 years ago.

Jillian Streit and Callie Staker
Aug 21 2019

1.    Ask questions 

This is the most important thing you can do to learn everything you possibly can during your internship. There are no dumb questions, and if you don’t know or understand something, ask. Your manager and mentors are there to help you learn and want to share their knowledge and experiences with you. Asking questions is also a great show of engagement and enthusiasm in your role and the company. 

The battle to attract and retain talented workers seems to get tougher and tougher. But what exactly are job seekers looking for? How can you help your organization stand out in the sea of job opportunity? The short answer; providing options.

Look around your workplace. Are there rows of cubicles? Or maybe one large room of collaborative tables and lounge chairs? Regardless of what your workplace environment looks like, it has a powerful impact on not only how your employees work, but also how your company is perceived by potential new hires.

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